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Dec 7, 2012 9:00am EST
says hurricane sandy had only a minimal effect on the numbers. >> you are watching c-span2 with politics and public affairs. weekdays feature live coverage of the u.s. senate. on weeknights watch key public policy events. every weekend, the latest nonfiction authors and books on booktv. you can see past programs and their schedules at our website. you can join in the conversation on social media sites. >> singer-songwriter james taylor will be at the national press club here in washington today. .. words are key to our imagination, our capacity to envision things. we ourselves are not completely tied to the print on the page synthesis of writing, but i think that there is no other art form so readily accessible other than perhaps film, which we work with too. but, it is something -- there is something in literature that just captures the human spirit. >> obama administration is imposing sanctions on someone islamist groups until this top leaders. the state department and treasury blacklisted the movement for unity and jihad west africa today especially designated foreign te
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2012 9:00am EST
in infrastructure, which we desperately need after hurricane -- or we call it super storm sandy that hit new york, that hit new jersey, that hit connecticut, that hit delaware, that hit maryland. we now see that our infrastructure has to be what we call hardened, made stronger. we can do that if we invest in our people. so, madam president, the president has offered a very clear plan that takes us off the fiscal cliff that is fair. we have 27 days to do the right thing. the senate already passed the tax cuts for 98% of the people. all we're asking is for the house to do that, match us. then we can get back to the table and figure out a way to soften the blow of the automatic spending cuts. we could look at tax reform. and i want to just say this about tack reform. when our colleagues complain about tax rates and say well, we would rather close loopholes, watch out. in order to raise the kind of funds we need to raise to lower this deficit, you're looking at the two biggest --quote, unquote -- deductions. one is for your mortgage and one is for charitable, and i would ask rhetorically what billion
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2012 12:00pm EST
and the unemployment rate fell to 7.7%. that's the lowest since december of 2008. the government says hurricane sandy had only a minimal effect on the numbers. although the weather prevented 369,000 people from getting to work, they were still counted as employed. >>> singer-songwriter james taylor will be at the national press club here in washington today. he will talk about election shun reform. c-span will have it live beginning at 1:00 eastern. at 7:00 eastern c-span will be live with a discussion on skilled immigrants. virginia senator mark warner is talking about a bill that will allow more highly killed immigrants into the united states. it will be hosted by the university of virginia. >>> we've had explosions of knowledge in medicine but we've not coordinated care. all these services we have end up having so many cracks that the cracks are as harmful as the diseases that we're treating and you got to step back and ask, you know, are we hurting people over all, i mean on a global level? what are we doing sometimes? and of course now we've got the institute of medicine report saying 30% of eve
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